| Dec 1, 2007
Everett Hitch and Virgil Cole had been riding all day, chasing bad guys across the chaparral in the western "Appaloosa." As actors Viggo Mortensen (who was playing Hitch) and Ed Harris (Cole) sat around a campfire filming a scene on the Galisteo, N.M.,...
| Apr 20, 2009
A Malibu man's personal crusade to clean up a trash-strewn beach 5,000 miles away will gain national attention this week when it is the focus of a cable television documentary.
For more than three years, Leon Cooper has sought to pressure authorities...
| Jan 20, 2010
Robert B. Parker, who died Monday in his Cambridge, Mass., home at age 77, spent his final moments doing exactly what he'd done for almost four decades: sitting at his desk, working on his next novel. He didn't concern himself with looking back. Instead,...
| Mar 22, 2009
In "Impressionism," the new play by Michael Jacobs, art gallery owner Katharine Keenan (Joan Allen) playfully teases shy colleague Thomas Buckle about "a hideous sexual problem."
That figures. After all, Thomas is played by Jeremy Irons, who has never...
| Nov 17, 2009
| 2:02 PM
BIRTHDAY GUY: Actor Ed Harris was born in Tenafly, N.J., today in 1950. This birthday guy garnered Oscar nominations for his work in " Pollock," "The Truman Show," "Apollo 13" and "The Hours," respectively. He also earned a 2005 Emmy nomination for his...
| Dec 27, 2009
Scarlett Johansson is set to step before a Broadway audience for the first time Monday night in Arthur Miller's waterfront tragedy, "A View From the Bridge," in the role of the 17-year-old niece of a tough New York longshoreman whose feelings for her...
| Aug 4, 2010
| 7:02 PM
ACT Today! (Autism Care and Treatment) brought together some 150 locals raising a net amount of $40,000 Saturday in Newport Beach. The funds will be directed to military families with autistic children in need of treatment not available through standard...
| Mar 17, 2011
| 9:58 AM
The throes of winter might not have been the best time to ask moviegoers to sample a drama set in a Siberian gulag, but now that the season has changed, viewers might be more ready to embrace director-screenwriter Peter Weir's ("Witness") film.
| Mar 27, 2011
Jessica Penner and Zuzana Moravcikova breezed into the Beverly Hills Hotel, hockey sticks in hand. One stick belonged to Jessica's husband, Dustin Penner of the Los Angeles Kings, the other, to his teammate, Zuzana's fiancé, Michal Handzus.
| Dec 16, 2010
| 6:15 PM
There's a tale of passion and tenacity behind the baseball-and-family drama "Touching Home," but it's in a published book about the making of it, by identical twins and first-time filmmakers Logan and Noah Miller. The semi-autobiographical movie they...